Ryan Armbrust is a Managing Director at ff Venture Capital. In this role he focuses on investment opportunities across a range of emerging industries, including UAVs, machine learning, and broader consumer technologies. Ryan has experience providing targeted growth guidance to ffVC investments including Plated, GoSkip, Wade & Wendy, Adcade, and Top Flight Technologies. Prior to joining ffVC, Ryan spent seven years at Columbia Technology Ventures, where he commercialized the early-stage technology developed within the research labs of Columbia University. Ryan continues to broaden his relationships with the communities of Columbia University and greater New York City, having served on the board of the Columbia Venture Community. Ryan holds a B.A. in American Studies from Columbia University.